§ 28-14-16. Compelling obedience to subpoenas.
In case of failure of any person to comply with any lawfully issued subpoena, or subpoena duces tecum, or on the refusal of any witness to testify to any matter regarding which he or she may be lawfully interrogated, it shall be the duty of the superior court, or any judge of that court, on application by the director, to compel obedience by proceedings in the nature of those for contempt.
(P.L. 1941, ch. 1069, § 7; G.L. 1956, § 28-14-16.)